Special train services in NMR section

Coimbatore: In a bid to further promote tourism in the Nilgiri Mountain Rail section, Southern Railway has introduced an additional special round trip every Saturday from December 8. Special trains will run between Coonoor and Mettupalayam, and between Udhagamandalam and Ketti in the NMR section.
The train will leave from Mettupalayam at 9.10am and reach Coonoor at 12.30pm via Kallar and Hillgrove. The same train will leave Coonoor the following Sunday at 1.30pm and reach Mettupalayam at 4.20pm via Hillgrove and Kallar. The train will have 132 seats. Tickets will be priced at Rs 800 for second class and Rs 1,100 for first class. The charges are inclusive of value added pack worth of Rs 200.

Every Sunday, a round trip service will start from Udagamandalam at 2.30pm and arrive at Ketti at 3pm. The return trip will leave Ketti 3.30pm and will reach Udagamandalam at 4pm.

Tickets will be priced at Rs 300 for second class and Rs 400 for first class journey travel.

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